Nov 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
, oregon down to southern cal today. 75 degrees at the 7:00 kick off east coast time but that means the sun will still be out on the west coast. more of your football forecast coming up. >> thanks, chuck. >>> this morning with days until election day we have a political theme to kids post this week. here is eun yang. >> good morning. this week on kids post on tv the election slate. the battleground states and an electoral map you can decorate. join us once again with tracy graham of "the washington post" kids post. good morning. nice to see you. >> great to be with you. >> first insightful letters from children about all of these political ads. this girl wrote the commercials went from obama to romney to tim kaine to george allen and since 99% of the things are bogus they are wasting lots of money. yikes. this 11-year-old wrote doing campaigns like the big bird commercials and saying the other candidate is telling lies is low. the candidates should be showing that they are honorable, kind, hard working people. and this 12-year-old wrote instead of ads that attack each other why not let
Oct 29, 2012 2:05am EDT
five to ten feet above normal tide. it's going to come in at an ast nom cal high tide as well. add a rainfall from anywhere from 6 to 12 inches of rain. they are going to have coastal flooding, flooding inland and the wind, there are high wind warnings, we are talking from virginia up to boston and as far west as west virginia. we are talking 60 million people. because of the high winds, we expect massive power outages throughout the area. as it moves on shore, it's going to be long term. it's going to last 72 hours. we are talking people who could be without power for at least ten days. that, as you know, will take it into election day. what will people do if they can't get to the voting booth or the voting booths don't have power? it's going to be a mess over the next 72 hours. david? >> al roker, thank you very much. we'll be watching that. don't forget early voting going on as well. we want to bring in chuck todd. we have our october surprise now. it's hurricane sandy. as we get closer to election day, identify for me the two or three states you think we ought to be focusing on.